Mediterranean Salad with Hummus Dressing

This warm and hearty salad is perfect for when you want a filling but light main salad!

Ingredients

    Dressing
  • 1 cup (250 mL) loosely packed fresh parsley, divided
  • 1   lemon
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) water
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) plain hummus
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and black pepper
    Salad & Chicken
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 1 medium red onion
  •  Canola oil for spraying pan
  • 1 lb (450 g) chicken tenders
  • 2 tbsp (10 mL) Greek Rub
  • 1 pkg (5 oz) mixed baby spinach, chard and kale greens (about 5 cups/1.25 L) (see Cook's Tip)
  • 1 can (15 oz or 540 mL) unsalted cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 jar (7.5 oz or 170 mL) marinated artichoke heart quarters

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, finely snip parsley with Professional Shears

  2. Juice lemon with Juicer to measure 2 tbsp (30 mL). Add juice, water, 2 tbsp (30 mL) of the parsley, hummus, salt and pepper to Measure, Mix & Pour®; mix until blended. Set aside.

  3. Cut top off of bell pepper; remove seeds and veins with Scoop Loop™. Cut bell pepper and onion into thin strips. 

  4. Spray Executive Nonstick Double Burner Grill with oil using Kitchen Spritzer. Heat pan and Grill Press over medium heat 3-5 minutes. Sprinkle both sides of chicken with rub. Place chicken on one side and vegetables on other side of pan. 

  5. Cover chicken with Grill Press; cook 3-4 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 165°F (74°C). Remove chicken from pan to cutting board.

  6. Drain artichokes reserving 2 tbsp (30 mL) of the marinade. Add artichokes, marinade, greens, beans and remaining parsley to pan with vegetables. 

  7. Cook 1-2 minutes or until greens begin to wilt, stirring occasionally. Using Slotted Turner, remove mixture to serving platter.

  8. Slice chicken. Arrange chicken on platter with vegetables. Drizzle with dressing. 

Yield:

  • 4  servings

Nutrients per serving:

Calories 300, Total Fat 6 g, Saturated Fat 0 g, Cholesterol 65 mg, Sodium 630 mg, Carbohydrate 28 g, Fiber 9g, Protein 36 g

Cook's Tips:

The salad mix called for in this recipe may be labeled as “power greens” and can be found in produce section of the grocery store.

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